$980+K for community media in grant round 2

November 30, 2021

Three men from Radio Mama at an outside broadcast

Community media organisations across Australia received a share of over $980.5K in our second grants round for 2021/22.

The smaller of our two annual grants rounds, the funding supported a range of Content, Specialist Radio Programming and Development & Operations projects and activities. All ensure that community media organisations continue to connect and inform people in their many diverse communities. In this round we received a combined total of 138 applications requesting $3.5 million.

Overall, we granted a total of $980, 595 across 72 applications, including:

  • 87 Development & Operations applications requesting $2,844,350 – 40 applications have been offered funding totalling $600,546
  • 34 Content applications requesting $481,603  – 19 Content applications have been offered funding totalling $255,849
  • 17 Specialist Radio Programming applications requested $273,791 –  13 Specialist Radio Programming applications have been offered funding totalling $124,200 (this includes ongoing ethnic programming totalling $90,391, Indigenous programming totalling $32,806 and RPH programming totalling $1,003).

Find out more about this round

View the list of organisations that received funding in our second grant round for 2021/22.

Read about some of the projects we are funding, as well as feedback from our assessors and grant applicants.

Next grant round

Our next Content and Development & Operations grant rounds are opening in January 2022.  Keep an eye out for more information here on our website, on our Facebook page and by subscribing to our newsletter Broadcast.

Photo: Radio Mama doing an outside broadcast for the Seniors Grand Final in August – called by Russell, Grady and Squiggie.

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